Service changes and visiting during the COVID-19 pandemic
During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.
Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.
Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit.
You can read some general NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB
If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis
For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111
Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.
Dementia Outreach Service (County)
We aim to ensure improved quality of care for people with dementia in care homes by providing specialist assessment and support.
We provide mental healthcare support to people of any age with a diagnosis of dementia and who live in a residential care home or care home with nursing.
This service is available across the county of Nottinghamshire. There is a separate service in Newark and Sherwood.
Service opening hours
Monday to Friday from 8:30am - 4:30pm.
Accessing our service
The service can be accessed via the Older People's Community Mental Health Team in each area.
Written referrals are accepted from your GP, community matrons, adult social care and health, continuing healthcare team, mental health intermediate care teams and direct from care home managers.
For further information about this service, contact Elaine Mallard, Service Manager on: 0115 969 1300 ext 14549.
For more information see our Dementia Outreach County Brochure.pdf[pdf] 332KB
Help in a crisis
Outside of office hours please contact your GP service, NHS 111, or in an emergency go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) department.
Information for health professionals
How to refer someone to this service
Written referrals are accepted from GPs, community matrons, adult social care and health, continuing healthcare team, mental health intermediate care teams and direct from care home managers.
Service commissioned by
Nottingham North and East Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Rushcliffe CCG, Nottingham West CCG, Mansfield and Ashfield CCG, Bassetlaw CCG.